MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Thank you for your interest in joining the Society of Lateral Access Surgery. Membership applications are now accepted July 1 – September 30 for consideration of membership the subsequent year. Completed applications are reviewed by Regional Directors and Membership Chairs in October, and responses are emailed in November. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact: [email protected].
Please note that applications received outside of the regular application period will be reviewed periodically and approved, given special circumstances.

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IMPORTANT:

  • See below for the documents required to complete and submit your application.
  • All uploaded documents MUST be in PDF file format.
  • Payment of applicable dues is NOT required to submit your application. When completing your application, please choose the option to PAY LATER. A dues invoice will be generated, but would not become payable until an application has been approved and the applicant notified.

ALL Applicants:
Current CV  (required)
Current photo (recommended)

Active Surgeons (practicing primary surgeons - neuro or ortho):

  • Proof of membership in an approved national/international spine society
    (Examples include: paid dues notice, membership card, membership certificate)
  • Attest to having completed 10 lateral surgeries within the last 12 months as the primary surgeon or access surgeon
    (attestation on the application - no documentation required)

Associate Medical Personnel (access surgeons, nurses, physician assistants and researchers, not employed by industry):

  • Proof of membership in an approved national/international spine society
    (Examples include: paid dues notice, membership card, membership certificate)

In-Training (Residents and Fellows):

  • A letter from a Program Director, or Chief, confirming program affiliation and graduation date

NOTE: This membership application is ONLY intended for those who have never been a member of SOLAS in the past. If you were previously a member, please contact [email protected] and request to reactivate your membership.

Apply for Membership